Community Events

Becket Arts Center is part of the Becket community and actively participates in town events throughout the year.  Why not join us for one of these fabulous events?


 Hilltown Brouhaha

Hilltown Brouhaha

Hilltown Brouhaha

For the third year in a row (and its first at the Washington Town Park) the Hilltown Brouhaha rolls into town on Saturday, July 14. The day-long community gathering will feature music, vendors and artisans with one-of-a-kind creations, new “Treasure in the Trunk” items, the Becket Athenaeum’s annual book sale, great food, and much more. Plus, the fun continues in the evening at the Becket Firemen’s Pavilion with a family-friend event featuring food, Wandering Star Brewery’s beer, and local country rock band Whiskey City. For more information or to register as a vendor, visit: www.facebook.com/bwcp.community

Registration Information:

  • Fees:  $0.  Purchases available.
  • 2018 Date: Saturday, July 14
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Location: Washington Town Park
  • Registration: Not necessary

 Families Dance Together at Jacob's Pillow

Families Dance Together at Jacob's Pillow

Families Dance Together

This intergenerational class brings adults and children together to discover the joy of movement and dance.  Led by Pillow Artist-Educator Jeff Bliss in the Bakalar Studio at Jacob’s Pillow Dance, this one-hour class is a unique opportunity for families to create simple dances inspired by images and music.  

Meet at the Tea Garden at 4:45 PM to sign in.  Weather permitting, attend the free Inside/Out outdoor performance at 6:15 PM.  Pre-registration is recommended, as space is limited.  Children ages 5-18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration Information:

  • Fees:  $5 per adult, $1 per child (Please note that Becket Arts Center does not collect this money.  Please bring correct  change on the day of the event).
  • 2018 Dates: Fridays, July 6, 13, 20, 27, and August 3, 10, 17
  • Times: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Jacob's Pillow Dance
  • Registration:
    Call Becket Arts Center (413) 623-6635

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Hilltown Singalong

Hilltown Singalong with Catherine Schane-Lydon.  Getting together to sing the popular music we all love!

  • Sunday July 22 - "American Favorites". 
  • Friday August 17 -  "Best of Broadway." 

Registration Information:

  • Fees:  $0.
  • 2018 Dates:
    Sunday, July 22, 4 - 5:30PM
    Friday, August 17, 7:00 - 8:30PM
  • Location: Becket Arts Center
  • Registration: Call Becket Arts Center (413) 623-6635

 Wanda Houston

Wanda Houston

Wanda Houston Benefit Bash

Fun Food.  Cash Bar.  Great entertainment!

Registration Information:

  • Fees:  $20 single/$30 couple
  • 2018 Date: Saturday, September 1
  • Times: 8:00 PM - Late
  • Location: Papa Bob's, 71 Chester Rd, Becket MA
  • Registration: Call: 413-623-6635 or Email: office@becketartscenter.org

  Becket-Washington School  by Leslie Blake-Davis

Becket-Washington School by Leslie Blake-Davis

Becket-Washington School Partnership

Every year, students from Becket-Washington School create beautiful art works for our spring exhibition: Becket-Washington School Exhibition.

"There's quite a large group of us here who are so enthusiastic about art. So when you see these students developing their creativity and interests, it makes us feel so good. Supporting art and learning is part of our mission." - Sally Soluri.

Registration Information:

  • Fees:  $0
  • 2018 Date: May 18
  • Times: 6:00 - 8:30 PM
  • Location: Becket Arts Center
  • Registration: Not necessary

 Becket Athenaeum

Becket Athenaeum

Becket Athenaeum Community Partnership

Becket Arts Center partners with Becket Athenaeum to provide arts and literature resources to the community. 

Becket Arts Center and Becket Athenaeum co-sponsor the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation grant-funded Winter Evening Adult Workshop Series at the Athenaeum - running from February – April and September – December .  The BAC's Marty Lasker Lecture Series and various workshops in the summer complete the year-round offerings to residents and visitors alike.

 


 Becket Day Camp is on the shore of Rudd Pond in Becket, MA

Becket Day Camp is on the shore of Rudd Pond in Becket, MA

Becket Day Camp Community Partnership

Becket Arts Center partners with Becket Day Camp to provide summer camp programs that feature full days of activities.

In the morning, campers attend one of our fabulous art camp programs, with tuition provided by art teachers from the community.  In the afternoons, campers may participate in regular outdoor camp activities.  

More information about our Summer Camps